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Anonymous NOPD survey reveals a department in turmoil

An anonymous survey that was recently taken by 450 members of the embattled New Orleans Police Department — nearly half of the undermanned department’s personnel

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The onset of Fall has the music blowing in the wind…

By Geraldine Wyckoff Contributing Writer “You Can Get It if You Really Want” – The Legendary Jimmy Cliff Arrives at the House of Blues “When

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Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN). The new program ...
Big Class provides forum for everyone to tell their stories
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Dedicated to cultivating the voices of young writers in New Or­leans, Big Class continues to ex­pand their programs both at their St. Claude Avenue headquarters and ...
Civil Service staff urges 20 percent jump in cop pay
By Sam Tabachnik The Lens After seven years without an across-the-board raise, New Orleans police officers should be accorded a 20 percent pay hike phased in over ...
Controversial school property tax proposal on December ballot
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The disagreement over proposed new legislation renewing and repurposing property tax dollars into a fund for school facility maintenance isn’t a disagreement over the fact that ...
Educational initiative hopes to jumpstart workforce
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A group of education administrators, politicians, and business leaders gathered for a luncheon and dialogue at the top of Canal Place agreed on one thing: kids ...
Feast Day Mass at St. Maria Goretti Oct. 4
The St. Maria Goretti Church Haiti Partnership will celebrate its 2014 Feast Day Mass in solidarity with its partner church, Sainte Therese de L’Enfant Jesus, Darbonne, Haiti on Saturday, October ...
A 14-year-old Black teen shot, killed by Terrebonne Parish sheriff’s deputy
“The cops feel they have the right to just go in and shoot. What happened to protect and serve? He had it on his mind to kill.” – Comeako Tillman, Cameron ...
Federal judge takes NOPD to task
NOPD asks for more money for additional cameras A federal judge said Wednesday that the penalties for NOPD officers not turning on their body and/or dashboard cameras needs ...

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